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ScopusA huge index covering publications from 5,000 publishers in all areas of science, technology, medicine, and social sciences. It has several functions that allow searchers to personalise it to their own interests. You can set up email alerts for this database.
AIAA Aerospace Research CentralAIAA articles and papers. Full text: meeting papers 1963 - current, journal articles 2007 - current. For earlier content, please check hard copy in the Kings Norton Library.
ESDUValidated engineering methods, data, principles, worked examples, programs, and equations on aerospace, process, structural, and mechanical engineering topics.
IEEE XploreFull text access to IET and IEEE journals, transactions and conference proceedings from 1988 onwards, and select content from 1872. Also includes all current IEEE standards and the Morgan & Claypool Computer & Information Science (CIS) Collection 5. Log in to see any personalisation features you have activated. Mobile app available.
OnePetroFrom one place, you can search and download full text documents from professional societies that serve the oil and gas industry, including the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC).
ASTM Compass Digital LibraryIndustry-leading standards and technical engineering information created by technical experts, covering a broad range of engineering disciplines.
SAE MobilusAccess over 44,000 technical papers from the SAE, from 1998 onwards. (Note:SAE Mobilus is the new name for the SAE Digital Library.)
IMechE JournalsOnline access to all journals published by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers from their first issues until today.
Access British Standards and ISOs as well as technical handbooks, codes of practice, guidelines, specifications for product dimensions and performance, glossaries.
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SPIE Digital LibraryThe SPIE Digital Library is the most extensive resource available on optics and photonics, providing access to technical papers from their journals and conference proceedings from 1990 - present.
SciFinder*Now available off-site!* SciFinder Scholar, produced by the Chemical Abstract Service, contains the world's largest collection of organic and inorganic substance information. It provides references from over 9,500 currently published journals and patents from over 50 active patent issuing authorities. Please contact email@example.com to register for an account.
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Web of SciencePreviously known as Web of Knowledge, WoS includes the Conference Proceedings, Journal Citation Reports (JCR) and Medline databases. It covers a very broad range of subjects relating to science, technology, social sciences and medicine. The ability to carry out citation searching is a key feature.